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about saving jobs. a judge will decide who get's tully's next friday. >> how much you wajted to bet if they get it will you see a lot of product placement on that abc show. >> tom: more than a cup of coffee is what it will be worth. that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 3. have a great evening everyone, and you too susie. >> susie: goodnight tom. thanks for watching everyone. we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org ♪ >>> and their buns are something i have yet to find anywhere else. >> i'm not inviting you to my house for dinner. >> breaded and fried and gooey and lovely. >> in the words of arnold schwarzenegger, i'll be back! >> you've heard of connoisseur. i'm a common-sewer! >> they knew i had to ward off some vampires or something.
hovering in the $40 range. >> it's more a bet on the financial engineering skills of eddie lampert. and what his future plans are, that's up for anybody to decide. but it looks like, with him taking the reigns of the company, it's more going to be a breakup mode right now for sears. >> reporter: hartzell says the likeliest bet is lambert will try and sell-off some of sears' most well-known brands like lands end and kenmore. and he says don't forget the retailer's home appliance repair business, where margins are high. ruben ramirez, "n.b.r.," new york. >> tom: stocks eased lower today for the second session in a row. it wasn't a dramatic move with the s&p 500 trading in a ten- point range with trader focus falling on quarterly earnings and forecasts. the index pared back earlier losses to end lower by just 0.3%. trading volume was 691 million shares on the big board and 1.75 billion on the nasdaq. the telecommunications sector saw the heaviest selling, falling 2.7%. the industrial sector was down 0.8%. now, it was the big phone stocks weighing on the telecom sector with both a.t.&t
made in the u.s., a big bet on american inginuity there. lots of focus today in our "market focus." here is susie. the mar stocindis finished xed for theecond session in a row, with apple again weighing on the technology sector. the stronger december retail sales figures and low inflation didn't lead to any early stock buying. after spending much of the session in the red, the s&p 500 was able to climb into positive territory in the final hour of trading, finishing up a fraction but enough to be a five-year high. volume picked up with 602 million shares on the big board. over 1.8 billion traded on the nasdaq. with a decent retail sales in december, the consumer discretionary sector led the gains, up 0.7%. telecommunications saw the heaviest selling, falling 0.9%. apple stock saw a second day of selling on heavier volume. several wall street analysts were out with encouraging comments after yesterday's worries over the company reportedly cutting orders for some iphone 5 components. the stock closed below $500 per share for the first time since last february. at least two analysts s
. pierce, florida. >> susie: and you can bet that companies like jamba juice are paying close attention to that issue. jamba is coming off a terrific 2012: it's been cutting costs launching new products and expanding outside the u.s. the stock surged more than 75% in the past year. earlier today erika miller spoke with c.e.o. james white and began by asking him what he sees as the biggest threat to jamba juice's positive momentum. >> we're thrilled with the results we had in 2012. we grew our same-store sales at really the top of our industry. we had eight consecutive quarters, growth over the last two years as we completed the turnaround of the country. we'll restore the company to profitability in 2012, which we're really excited about. >> reporter: as you know, mcdonald's is now selling smoothies and starbucks has gotten aggressively into the premium juice business. how coyou plan to fend off those comp pettative threats? >> the compittors actually expanded, we think, the awareness of the importance of better-for-you and good-for-you products. we are coming off growth in the face of
. >> 4wé: automakers are placing big bets on the luxury vehicle market this year. as ruben ramirez reports tonight, they're hoping that as u.s. economic recovery continues, more drivers will upgrade what they drive. >> reporter: automakers are optimistic the u.s. economy may be turning a corner and that in turn will spur consumers to spend a little extra on their next car. >> luxury seems to be on the upswing because people i think economically are on the upswing. when there's a little more confidence and a little more satisfaction in where the future is going to go, people treat themselves and they buy luxury cars. >> reporter: over the last three years, u.s. luxury car sales have grown 25%, sales of german brands have surged 50%. b.m.w. has been the leader in the luxury segment over the past two years. this week, the german car maker unveiled seven new models, looking to fill in gaps in its product portfolio. >> the ongoing challenge is how do we bring value to the u.s. segment. the luxury market has become incredibly competitive when the market contracted. >> reporter: the compe
think through the year as michael core bet gets his hands on all the issues but cost-cutting is going to be a feature of banking from here on out. you mentioned michael core bit, he is the new c.e.o. at city, this is his first earnings report. i know there was a lot of interest in what he said on the analyst call. did he talk at all about his grand plan for city? >> not really. i mean he was pressed by several of the questioners to speak to the sort of broader strategic issues. you have to remember he's only been there since october. it's clear that his study of the company all the aspects of the company is ongoing. he said that he would speak to the broader issues and the big plan later on. but i do think we saw a very, very different tone from him. he is very tough. he is very hands on. and it was a very different picture of city group than we've seen before. >> do you think he's the right man for the job? >> absolutely. he's got lots of banking experience, don't forget he's also got a chairman michael o'neill who's backing him up who is a cost-cutter and a very hands on manager as
friday. >> how much you wajted to bet if they get it will you see a lot of product placement on that abc show. >> tom: more than a cup of coffee is what it will be worth. that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 3. have a great evening everyone, and you too susie. >> susie: goodnight tom. thanks for watching everyone. we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
. >> reporter: ever since the financial crisis whip-sawed the stock market, investors have bet big on bonds. from treasuries to corporates, the bond buying has been relentless, and the returns robust. but, it now seems the tide may be turning, as investors rediscover equities, and rebuff bonds. is it because something sinister is brewing in the bond market, or are stocks simply more attractive? u.b.s. bond expert mike schumacher says its the later. >> i think it's more exiting some of the safe haven positions they had in bonds rather than saying bonds themselves look unappealing for other reasons. >> reporter: when the u.s. government was teetering on the edge of default, the bond market looked like a good place to hide. and, now that it seems politics are out of the headlines, there's less of a need for investors to hunker down. but, some bond market pros say political risk is not going away for long. they point to the march first deadline for government spending cuts as a reason for investors to come back into bonds. >> it's always hard to parse the dialogue coming out of washington. but,
netflix look itself like a house of cards. because reid hastings is betting $100 million on this greek-- new content that he's creating. and this is just the first of many series that he's hoping will attract-- attract new subscribers. the real issue though with netflix is the costs that they are paying for this content. and it's higher than any network or cable company has to pay. investing $100 million in house of cards the series, you can buy, after friday when they premier the series tomorrow, you can buy the whole series, all 13 episodes for one month, 7.99 and then drop out of netflix so i'm not sure that strategy going to work. >> we'll have to find out if that return on investments is there for its shareldhos, porter bibb with mediatech capital parter? s.ld >> susie: one theme this earnings season: the impact of currencies on american corporate profits, especially for companies doing business in japan, where the u.s. dollar soared 11% against the japanese yen. that meant less business for many u.s. firms doing business there. it also meant less money after translating japanese
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